Research Impact Canada (RIC) is a pan-Canadian network of universities committed to maximizing the impact of academic research for the public good in local and global communities. RIC is committed to developing institutional capacities to support creating and assessing impacts of research, scholarship and creative activities by developing and sharing best practices, services and tools.
A multi-sectoral research partnership investigating precarious employment directly influenced employment policies. This case illustrates the value of partner organizations with experience in knowledge brokering, and the importance of building relationships to influence policy. Project: Poverty and Employment Precarity in Southern […]
University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick Social Policy Research Network Purpose: Typically hosted in partnership with a provincial government department, the Forum is a one-day […]
Recently some members of the US network Advancing Research Impact in Society were asking about resources for starting an institutional Broader Impacts office. Since Research […]
This guest post was first published on the Community Engaged Scholarship Institute website and is reposted here with permission. Posted on Monday, September 9th, 2019 […]
Building a Framework for the Evaluation of Knowledge Translation for the Canadian Network for Observational Drug Effect Studies
Sketris, I.S., Carter, N., Traynor, R.L., Watts, D., & Kelly, K. (2019). Building a framework for the evaluation of knowledge translation for the Canadian Network […]
Engaging Indigenous Youth Through Popular Theatre: Knowledge Mobilization of Indigenous Peoples’ Perspectives on Access to Healthcare Services
Plazas, P.C., Cameron, B.L., Milford, K., Hunt L.R., Bourque-Bearskin, L., & Salas A.S. (2018). Engaging Indigenous youth through popular theatre: Knowledge mobilization of Indigenous peoples’ […]
These individual RIC institutions have developed knowledge mobilization (KMb) as service-oriented units designed to link research with need, liasing between their respective institutions and their surrounding communities.
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